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2023 NGVAmerica Annual Meeting and Industry Summit – Better Than Zero – Faculty and Presenters Announced

Full Fleet Focus at Largest Dedicated Natural Gas in Transportation Conference in Nation this October

Washington, DC – The faculty and presenter list for NGV23 “Better Than Zero” – NGVAmerica’s in-person 2023 Annual Meeting and Industry Summit – scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, October 23-25, at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, California has been finalized to ensure a fully immersive fleet experience. 

Attendees will learn how RNG-fueled vehicles are an affordable and practical solution to lower fuel costs and reduce emissions impact, how to order and accurately spec vehicles based on application and need, fueling options, the importance of team training, service and maintenance schedules, safety considerations and best practices as well as insights from fleets already converting to renewable natural gas. Agenda HERE.

Confirmed speakers and presenters include*:

Sarah Abernethy
Powertrain Marketing Manager
Kenworth Truck Company

Eric Bippus
Executive Vice President of Sales and Systems Development
Hexagon Agility

David Clevenger
SVP of Operations Fleet / DC Maintenance
City Furniture

Puneet Jhawar
General Manager – Global Spark Ignited Business
Cummins Inc.

Shaun Lagos
Vice President of Construction
Clean Energy

Chad M. Lindholm
Senior Vice President
Clean Energy

Brett Lindsay
Director of Sales & Marketing, N.A.
Cummins Clean Fuel Technologies

Steve Lode
National Ready Mixed Concrete Co., Inc.

Rich Mulder
Vice President
Ozinga Renewable Energy Logistics

Shawn Murphy
Global Engineering Manager, Downstream LNG & Low Carbon Solutions

William Ong
Technical Support Manager
Cummins Inc.

Mitchell Pratt
Chief Technology Officer
Clean Energy
Chief Executive Officer

R. Eric Bevevino
Senior Director, US Channel Partner & Heavy Duty Sales
Valvoline Global

Adam Comora
OPAL Fuels

Nuray Elci
General Manager, Renewables

Matt Gutschow
Director of Customer Service Programs
Hexagon Agility FleetCare

Tyler Henn
Vice President & General Manager
Clean Energy Renewable Fuels

Adam Richey
Senior Business Development Specialist, Renewables

Marc Rowe
General Manager – Fuel Sales
Trillium Energy Solutions

Michael Salassa
Business Development Manager – CNG & LNG
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

Danny Susdorf, P.E.
Operations and Project Manager
National Ready Mixed Concrete Co., Inc.

Annalloyd Thomason
Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder

Leo Thomason
Executive Director/Co-Founder

Marty Tufte
Corporate Fleet Director

Mike Zimmerman
General Manager
Cummins Clean Fuel Technologies

*additional speakers and faculty to be added.

The newest natural gas vehicle technology – including trucks with the new Cummins 15L X15N™ engine – will be on-site for attendees to examine and personally experience.

NGVAmerica’s Annual Meeting and Industry Summit is the only dedicated natural gas in transportation alternative fuels conference and show focused on the North American market and hosted and attended by the biggest players in this space. NGV23’s Presenting Hosts are Chevron/Beyond6 and Clean Energy.

NGVAmerica’s Board of Directors will convene during the conference, and the three-day agenda will include informative presentations and workshop sessions, recognition of NGV advocates and industry leaders, and an examination of how emerging NGV technologies and new sustainable transport solutions are transforming the goods movement industry.

Prospective fleets exploring the transition to CNG/RNG-fueled trucks are encouraged to attend at a special rate of $749; please confirm eligibility for this new fleet discount at

To register and for more event details, agendas, links to accommodations, and sponsorship information, log on to


NGVAmerica is a national trade association of sustainability solutionists and experts in the clean transportation field.  Our roughly 200 members are dedicated to the development of a growing, profitable, and sustainable market for vehicles, ships and carriers powered by natural gas and biomethane.  NGVAmerica member companies produce, distribute, and market natural gas and biomethane across North America, manufacture and service natural gas vehicles, engines, and equipment, and operate fleets powered by clean-burning gaseous fuels.  Find out more at: